29 Sep '15, 2pm

How many deaths did the VW Emissiongate scandal cause?

How many deaths did the VW Emissiongate scandal cause?

Certain actions have relatively direct impacts, so that it's easy to see the link between the cause and the effect. For example, GM's fault ignition switch scandal is said to have caused the deaths of at least 124 people because we can look at specific accidents and see what happened, and decide if the faulty switch that could inadvertently turn off the engine, disabling the power steering and air bags, was responsible. But the VW environmental fraud scandal is a bit different. Rather than directly impact a few hundred people in a clear cut way, it is having an impact on tens and tens of millions of people (if not hundreds of millions), but in a much more diffuse way. This makes causality a lot harder to tease out, so the best that we can do is look at statistics over a large number of people. This can't prove anything over any single case, but it should nonetheless give u...

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